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You have joined us at the web pages for the Hutt Valley Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists.  This site provides information for our branch members and also for anyone interested in researching their family history in the Hutt Valley area.


Our Branch generally meets twice a month at the Petone Public Library meeting room, 7-11 Britannia Street, Petone.  Evening access is via the door from the Peel Place Car Park.

Parking is available in Peel Place Car Park, next to the Libary, and accessed from either Britannia St or Richmond St.  This map shows Peel Place Car Park.

Visitors are most welcome.

Select Go to Meetings from the menu above for more information, and Coming Up to see our calendar of meeting topics and events.

Christine Clements ( talked of new features: Life Story, Facts and 
		Gallery; and search using the Card Catalogue. Copyright Helene Philpott.

Christine Clements
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Photos - Family History Open Day

View our gallery of photos and associated write-up for the Family History Open Day that was held on 22 August 2015.

Coming Up


Thursday 8 October 2015, 7.30pm

'The benefits of belonging to NZSG' - Gill Knox and Peter Gibson

NZSG councillor Gill Knox will talk about the benefits of belonging to NZSG, and perhaps something about the rules review.  Gill and Peter will then gladly answer questions about NZSG (rescheduling of presentation originally planned for the AGM night).

Thursday 15 October 2015, 10am

'From Poland to Pahiatua' -
Adam Manterys

A presentation on the epic story of how 733 mostly orphaned Polish children and their 105 adult caregivers ended up stranded on the other side of the world towards the end of World War II.  They were part of the 1.5 million Poles who had been forcibly deported to Soviet forced-labour camps in 1940.

For more details see Meetings Coming Up.